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Multi-Objective Model Predictive Control Method for Microgrid Applications

Lookup NU author(s): Yahya Naderi ZarnaghiORCiD, Dr Mohamed Dahidah



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Integration of microgrids may introduce significant power quality challenges to the power distribution networks that may necessitate additional enforcement such as installing new Power Quality Improvement Devices (PQID), which is costly and not always possible option. This paper proposes a control approach that enables the existing power electronics devices within the microgrid to perform multiple functions to address the resultant power quality problems. The proposed method introduces flexibility in harmonic and fundamental power sharing and controlling switching frequency through an improved cost function. Grid connected operation-mode, harmonic compensation capabilities as well as improved dynamic response of controller to fast reference changes have been studied and experimentally verified on a microgrid prototype. Finally, the experimental results of the proposed control method are compared with the results from most recent relevant research activities in the field, evidencing its superiority as compared to the existing control methods presented in the literature.

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Author(s): Naderi Y, Hossein SH, Zadeh SG, Savaghebi M, Dahidah MSA, Guerrero JM

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems

Year: 2023

Volume: 154

Print publication date: 01/12/2023

Online publication date: 21/08/2023

Acceptance date: 10/08/2023

Date deposited: 11/08/2023

ISSN (print): 0142-0615

ISSN (electronic): 1879-3517

Publisher: Elsevier Ltd


DOI: 10.1016/j.ijepes.2023.109441

ePrints DOI: 10.57711/v81f-dy88


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